SHR annoyances (+ a few workarounds)
seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 12:05:48 CEST 2009
For connecting to WiFi we have wifiman.py (in shr-settings git repo,
/playground directory). It talks tio connman. Sometimes it doesn't
handle default routes, but we're working on it.
On 6/25/09, Al Johnson <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wednesday 24 June 2009, arne anka wrote:
>> > Wifi
>> > =====
>> > It seems reliable with the WPA2 networks I use it with but I can't
>> > seem to turn it off in SHR-settings and once I've connected to a network
>> > I can't reconnect to any network without rebooting. (I
>> > know there's work going on in the kernel relating to this).
>> > Workaround: After I've finished using wifi, I always reboot the
>> > phone so that next time I want to connect, it works
>> all or any of
>> ifdown <devicename>
>> modprobe -r ar6000
>> killall wpa_supplicant
>> mdbus -s org.freesmartphone.ousaged /org/freesmartphone/Usage
>> org.freesmartphone.Usage.ReleaseResource 'WiFi'
>> is not sufficient?
> Depends on the kernel. There was a recent kernel bug where after ifdown the
> wifi wouldn't work until rebooted because ifup didn't call the necessary
> initialisation routine.
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